The Pocket Encyclopedia series is a highly practical mini-reference library that covers every aspect of a wide range of popular topics. All the equipment and ingredients needed to carry out the wide range of tasks featured in this book are fully covered and clear step-by-step photographs and thorough instructions take the reader systematically through every technique. Throughout key hints and tips charts directories and diagrams are used to supplement the instructions. Presented in a handy flexible format the books are easy to use and sturdy eugh to be carried out easily for instant access. Armed with a Pocket Encyclopedia the reader will need other book. Garden Planning is a practical comprehensive guide that includes choosing a style, drawing up plans, and selecting the best plants and features.
John Brookes has often been described as the world's most influential garden designer both because of gardens he has created for clients and his books on garden design have been multi-million sellers ever since his ground-breaking classic 'Room Outside' was published in 1969. He is Chairman of the Society of Garden Designers, has made several appearances on BBC's Gardener's World and runs the Clock House School of Garden Design in the UK in addition to his world-renowned lecturing and workshop tours. John Brookes lives in Denmans, Southern England.